The Restless Atom and The Expanding Universe
Topics Euclid's Optiks
, Leonardo da Vinci
, ray tracing
, Kepler's thin lens equation
, Newton and spectrum
, Feynman QED
, Schawlow laser
, Andrew McKellar
, Big Bang
, Cosmic Background Radiation
, Gamma Ray Bursts, Pythagoras Publishing
A talk given in 2011 that begins with Euclid's Optiks, and continues on to Leonardo and ray tracing, and Johannes Kepler's thin lens equation, to Newton the solar spectrum and his Optiks,light and photons, Richard Feynman and Quantumelectrodynamics, Canadian physicist and Nobel Physics Prize winner Arthur Schawlow and the Laser, Canadian Astronomer Andrew McKellar, The Big Bang, the Cosmic Background Radiation and Gamma Ray Bursts.
Collection pythagoraspublishing; additional_collections
The talk is for a general audience and spans 23 centuries of the physics of light.